Food-industry leaders ask U.S. to prioritize science in standards

09/5/2011 | FoodNavigator

The Food Industry Codex Coalition is urging U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to support "science-based" standards. The group said in a letter to Vilsack that exports are limited by nonscience standards. "International standards that are science-based and harmonized will open these markets, thus expanding U.S. exports and increasing jobs," the letter said.

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